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ZEGG presentation at EU project

The 3 years project 'Ecovillages for sustainable rural development' ended with a final conference in Lithuania on 17th of October, 2013. Achim Ecker gave a presentation about the ecological aspects of ZEGG with a focus on Terra Preta and soil improvement. Watch this video

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Spring Action 2014

From the 2nd to 9th of March, ZEGG hosted 31 participants in our annual “Spring Action” work week. We undertook extensive improvements to the sewage plant, chopped firewood, installed green roofs on the outside kitchens and one of our residential buildings (the “Flat-Roof Bungalow”), and prepared for the coming garden season by distributing compost.

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ZEGG Club Fest 2014

We invited all of our supporters and this year over 100 of them came to our annual ZEGG Club Weekend. It is a time to meet up with friends, make new contacts, gain advice from each other and have fun together. An ‘Open Space’ allowed exciting issues to be discussed, including the idea of a ‘Power of Feelings’ festival and new ideas for transforming the economy in ZEGG. 

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A step towards ZERO EMISSION

The ZEGG community has done one more step towards a complete energy supply from renewable sources. Since December the combined heat and power plants run with the wind gas tariff from Greenpeace Energy. This tariff supports the development of wind gas technology - produced by wind energy that cannot be fed into the grid – and thus could become an innovative and sustainable form of gas generation. Since 1991 the ZEGG owned cogeneration plant has been operating with wood chips. In 2010 heating was improved by installing a modern wood chip boiler, a log boiler and an exhaust gas heat exchanger. The devices will switch off and on automatically as needed. Four...

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Center for Social and Cultural Design

Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 89
14806 Bad Belzig
Germany

 

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The ZEGG is a community of about 100 adults and children. How can we create a sustainable and creative life and an awake awareness to promote issues of love and sexuality, ecology, community, and create policy. We invite you to visit us, especially our summercamp.